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4 May: Feast of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

First posted by Fr Z on yesterday’s feast of the English and Welsh Martyrs: Today is the Feast of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. There are, however, I believe really 284 beatified and canonized martyrs from the time … Continue reading

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Life holds one tragedy; not to have been a saint

Is it just my impression, or has this year seen an upsurge in the number of people seeking to tell the Pope who can, and cannot, be a saint? The list of those people object to is long: John Paul … Continue reading

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